The Gotham Independent Film Audience Award celebrates audience award winners from across the Top 50 US and Canadian film festivals. SFIAAFF 2011 audience award winners SURROGATE VALENTINE (Best Narrative Feature) and ONE VOICE (Best Documentary Feature) are currently included in the first round of voting for the Gotham Independent Film Audience Award.
Having gone through a successful first year of the Program, we are excited to launch the second year of the 2011 CAAM Fellowship Program.
Furthering CAAM’s work to nurture Asian American media professionals and advance the field of Asian American media, the Program will connect talented and dedicated individuals with leading professionals in the field.
The CAAM Fellowship Program seeks to develop the talents and skills of a range of media professions including filmmakers, actors, programmers, and executives.
At the 29th SFIAAFF filmmaker Ramona Diaz screened her new documentary THE LEARNING. After the screening Ramona sat down for an enlightening interview with CAAM’s Sapana Sakya. Check out the interview below.
Watch a replay of The “Issues” Issue: Decoding Race and the American Immigrant Experience in Comic Books panel that took place at the 29th SF Int’l Asian American Film Festival.
The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Award Winners are now posted on our site. See who won the 2011 Comcast Narrative Competition, the 2011 Documentary Competition, the 2011 Verizon Audience Awards, and the new 2011 Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary.
The weekend wrap up of the 29th annual SFIAAFF in San Jose had a great turn=out despite the rainy weather overhead! Many films were screened in the South Bay at Camera 12 theaters such as MADE IN INDIA, WHEN LOVE COMES, SURROGATE VALENTINE and BREAK UP CLUB.
If I could hear neurons firing, they must sound like the live musical accompaniment by Jack Tung and Arthur Yeung for SUITE SUITE CHINATOWN. Neurons fired, and patches of grey matter lit up: memories, habits, foods, families – a “mind space” of Chinatown, as Supervisor David Chiu put it in the panel discussion afterwards, moderated by CAAM Board Member Dr. Konrad Ng.
The independent feature ALMOST PERFECT directed by Bertha Bay-Sa Pan, starring Kelly Hu and Edison Chen, will be having it’s World Premiere at the 29th SF International Asian American Film Festival.
Kathy Huang, director of TALES OF THE WARIA, discusses how she got started documenting the transgender community in Indonesia.
Musician Jack Tung talks about the music he will create and play live along side the short films showing at the SUITE SUITE CHINATOWN program.